Rod Adams
Dr. Robert Barylski
Bob Bunting
Jill Dougherty
Amb. Harriet Elam-Thomas
Amb. Robert Gallucci
Roya Hakakian
Dr. Bruce Hoffman
Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré
Charlayne Hunter-Gault
Carla Koppell
Dr. David Lampton
Dr. Susan MacManus
Amb. John Malott
Dr. Mohsen Milani
Amb. Richard Morningstar
Nolan Peterson
Dr. Shelley Rigger
Amb. Dennis Ross
Amb. Eric Rubin
Dr. Peter Singer
Amb. Daniel Speckhard
Dr. Jeremi Suri
Martin Walker


Charlayne Hunter-Gault is an award-winning journalist whose works have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, PBS, NPR and CNN. She is the author of five books including My People, deemed one of the best nonfiction books of 2022. Ms. Hunter-Gault worked for 20 years with the PBS NewsHour, as both NPR and later CNN's Johannesburg bureau chief, and as a contributor to The New Yorker.

Ms. Hunter-Gault has won numerous honors including two Peabody and two Emmy awards. She was inducted into the National Association of Black Journalists Hall of Fame, received the Black Enterprises Legacy Award and the Washington Press Club Foundation's Lifetime Achievement Award. Her latest award is also for Lifetime Achievement from the Anisfield Wolf Book Awards, which annually recognizes authors whose work explores racism and diversity.

Ms. Hunter-Gault holds a B.A. in journalism from the University of Georgia.